Daring Cities Sessions

Global Climate Agenda

Road to Glasgow Part 2: The Marrakech Partnership, Race-To-Zero and Climate Action Pathways

2015 Paris Climate Agreement introduced the concept of High Level Climate Action Champions as part of the tasks of the governments who lead the annual Conference the Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
The event will include an overall presentation of the two leading initiatives of the Marrakech Partnership, Race-to-Zero Campaign and Climate Action Pathways, as well as enable a focused dialogue for more active engagement of Latin American cities and regions in these efforts.

Road To Glasgow Part 1: Multilevel and Collaborative Climate Action

Local Governments and Municipal Authorities (LGMA) Constituency represents local and regional governments at the negotiations and processes related to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and its Paris Agreement. The 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) is planned to be held in November 2021 in Glasgow, UK. It is expected that by COP26, national governments will present their second national plans (i.e. Nationally Determined Contributions –NDCs) towards 2025, with effective inputs of their local and regional governments , pursuant to the recognition of importance of engagement of all levels of governments on the Paris Agreement.